The Comma Challenge. Commas are incredible, fascinating, and necessary. But even though they are fun to use, commas have proved to be a tricky, challenging punctuation mark for many students.
Comma Worksheets and Activities Learning to use commas and other punctuation with confidence requires a basic understanding of sentence structure. If you know how sentences are structured, then it is easy to understand how punctuation helps writers negotiate their expressions.
Ah, the comma. Of all the punctuation marks in English, this one is perhaps the most abused and misused. And it’s no wonder. There are lots of rules about comma usage, and often the factors that determine whether you should use one are quite subtle.
Dashes explained for primary school parents: a grammar guide to how punctuation is taught in the national curriculum.
Ask students to repeat the process for homework, writing a letter with intentional comma errors. Collect and redistribute the next class, allowing students to correct.
Interactive Sundials are the oldest known instruments for telling time. The surface of a sundial has markings for each hour of daylight. As the Sun moves across the sky, another part of the sundial casts a shadow on these markings. The position of the shadow shows what time it is.
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